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Towne Art Gallery: The View from Here
The View from Here
Creative Writing and Art by Patients at Boston Children’s Hospital
February 26 – March 28, 2013
Reception: Thursday March 7, 5-7:30 pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 2-5pm or by appointment
The Towne Art Gallery is pleased to present works made by patients in the Creative Arts Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. This program provides engaging, innovative, and uplifting experiences that support an integrated approach to care for the many diverse families and communities the hospital serves. Since 1996, the arts have been used at Children’s to enhance physical and emotional healing, transform the hospital environment, and provide opportunities for expression.
Often the works are crafted amid the beeping of machines, the administering of medications and all of the ongoing hospital routines. Artwork grows through the cracks in these routines, allowing the individuality of the patients to blossom.
More About Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College
The Towne Art Gallery is on the lower level of the Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock College. It is a professional space that is used to showcase the work of New England artists in a variety of media. The space has rotating exhibitions throughout the year. The gallery is free.